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Lake Guntersville, Guntersville

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Guntersville Lake is located in north Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville.LocationThe lake stretches 75 miles from Guntersville Dam to Nickajack Dam. It is Alabama's largest lake at 69,000 acres .HistoryThe lake was created by Guntersville Dam along the Tennessee River. Both the lake and the dam received their names from the town of Guntersville, which received its name from an early settler of the area, John Gunter.In the 1950s, German scientists brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip who lived in Huntsville, Alabama purchased houses by the lake.
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  • Loved our walks here. There are trails that take you around a large part of the lake. Great vacation spot. 
  • The fishing is awesome fun time to have with the family. It had rained that morning making the fishing even better. It's always nice here 
  • Beautiful lake for all seasons of travel. Fun summer activities and gorgeous leaves and bald eagles in the fall